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Thumbprint Cookies – Great Grandma Mitzi to the Rescue!

My mother, Pauline, made really nice thumbprint cookies, but unfortunately I never wrote down her recipe, and so I was forced to go online to find one, so I could refresh my memory. I knew the ingredients, but unless you have them in the right proportions, you won’t end up with that perfect melt-in-your-mouth texture these iconic cookies are known …

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OATMEAL PECAN COOKIES

I’m so excited to share with you these oatmeal pecan cookies! Not only are these my absolute FAVORITE oatmeal cookies ever, but they have been tested and tested and tested so I am way excited for you all to try them! They’ve been made so often mostly because the toddler and I love making cookies (way too often), but also …

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies and Cream Breakfast Shake

In my opinion, the very best breakfasts are ones that can easily double as dessert. A minimal amount of work, effort, and dish cleaning also makes for an ideal morning meal situation. No more than 2 dirty dishes before noon… it’s a law in our house. The good news…? This Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies and Cream Breakfast Shake is the …

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The Best Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies

I couldn’t stop eating the cookies and they’re a spinoff of Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies but made even easier and dare I say better. One bowl, no mixer, and just four main ingredients: peanut butter, sugar, egg, vanilla. The previous recipe called for creaming the ingredients using a mixer but all you need is a spoon for these cookies. …

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GRANDMA’S GINGER COOKIES

Okay friends {confession time} – I grew up never being exposed to a ginger snap. I honestly thought that my GRANDMA’S GINGER COOKIES were the only type of ginger cookie that people made. It wasn’t until college at a cookie exchange where I discovered the famous ginger snap cookies. And wowza I feel in love with those snaps. I vividly …

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Almond Pressed Cookies

Ingredients  1 cup butter, softened  1/2 cup sugar  1 egg  2 1/4 cup flour  1/4 tsp salt  1/4 tsp almond extract  1/4 cup sugar for rolling  sprinkles for decorating  Directions Preheat oven to 375°F. Using a mixer, cream butter and sugar on medium speed. Add egg and mix until thoroughly combined. Slowly add flour, salt, and almond extract. Cover and …

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FROSTED LEMON SUGAR COOKIES

Frosted Lemon Sugar Cookies made by adding fresh lemon juice and zest to a simple sugar cookie dough. No rolling out or chilling necessary! Just bake and top with a bright lemon buttercream frosting. Easy Lemon Cookies piped with a super simple rosette so they taste incredible and they’re pretty too! My all-time favorite Sugar Cookie recipe! Lemon Sugar Cookies …

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Butter Cookies

I love these cookies because they keep well longer than most cookies, they’re perfect for gifting and they’re such a pretty cookie. They have a rich buttery flavor and a satisfying crisp tender texture, and anytime a chocolate dip is involved no one can turn them away.I made these two ways, the traditional flavor with vanilla extract then for a …

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healthy chocolate chip cookies (gluten free, vegan, low sugar)

These healthy gluten free chocolate chip cookies are what you and I have been waiting for since the very day I was told I needed to go gluten free. However, they definitely are not the healthiest in the world. They are what got me kicked into gear to re-create myself a healthy and gluten free chocolate chip cookie. The sweet …

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Twix Cookies

Just like their candy counterparts, these cookies consist of three layers – a shortbread cookie on the bottom, creamy caramel in the middle, and chocolate on top. Yum!! Each layer is easy to make, and the only time consuming part is spreading the caramel and chocolate on each cookie. It’s worth it though, when you end up with a small …

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